Cyprus Mail
Cyprus

Fire service fighting fire in Kritou Terra (updated)

File photo

Fire fighters on Sunday afternoon brought a blaze in the Kato Arodes-Drousia-Kritou Terra area of Paphos under control.

The fire broke out at some point in the morning among dry vegetation in a hard to reach place.

Four fire engines from the Paphos station in addition to one from the Game Fund and one from the Forestry Department worked to put it out.

Two planes of the Forestry Department and two helicopters chartered by the state also worked from the air to put out the flames.

The fire destroyed 2.5 hectares of wild plants and several trees.

Earlier in the day the Forestry Department had put out a red warning for fires.



Related posts

Clocks go back Sunday morning   

Staff Reporter

Astronomy evening postponed due to Covid spike

Staff Reporter

Coronavirus: 41 bookings for violations in past 24 hours

Staff Reporter

Coronavirus: some leeway on mask edict

Nick Theodoulou

Coronavirus: 160 cases announced on Friday (Updated)

Peter Michael

Tatar sworn in as Turkish Cypriot leader (Updated)

Peter Michael